Archive for the ‘HUMAN RIGHTS’ Category

The following was removed from my facebook page : censorship & ignorance. “Nakedness is not a lack of dignity. It is resistence against those who would strip you of your dignity. Women’s breasts are a powerful semiotic of resistance. The most vulnerable part of our bodies, the source of nurturing to humanity – including men […]


Xenophobia Monitors / Architects & Builders / Environmental practitioners / Communication Officer / Web Content manager / Editor / Bookkeeper / Fundraiser / Coordinators Human Rights Education Centre, constituted as a group of women that have supported each other through personal, community and institutional journeys. Currently the HREC coordinates activities and mobilises resources with a […]


Zapiro says his cartoons of Jacob Zuma are all based on quotes that are ” out- landish, chauvinistic and ignorant things about aids, women and the rule of law……” uttered by Zuma. [/source] Even though this particular cartoon is so shocking to look at – whether we agree with it or not – is the […]


200 years later – human trafficking still continues – children and countless young girls are forced into sex work. Why? Because it’s a multi billion money maker for the traffickers. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – LINK – Liverpool’s apology for its role in the […]


2 300 displaced people by the May xenophobic attacks remained in three consolidated camps – Provincial government – gave the refugees the option of reintegrating or going back to their home countries – will close all the camps by end of September. Refugees to receive money for rent – By Francis Hweshe Refugees in camps […]


On Monday, August 6, 1945, the nuclear[?][atom bomb]weapon Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima by the crew of the American B-29 bomber Enola Gay, directly killing an estimated 80,000 people. By the end of the year, injury and radiation brought total casualties to 90,000 – 140,000. Approximately 69% of the city’s buildings were completely destroyed, […]


China lifts ban on Tiananmen sites – Officials heed pressure from Olympic committee….. Websites on sensitive subjects such as the bloody crackdown on democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 were accessible in the Chinese capital yester-day as the authorities lifted more internet restrictions in order to meet their Olympic Games commitments….. …. However, Wikipedia’s […]


The Yahoo search portal provides information to Chinese authorities that helped identify and prosecute several journalists and pro-democracy writers in china… The NUJ regards Yahoo!’s actions as a completely unacceptable endorsement of the Chinese authorities. As a result, the NUJ will be cancelling all Yahoo!-operated services and advising all members to boycott Yahoo! until the […]


During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all people live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which […]


A letter of protest to the Japanese Abassador, Akihiko Furuya, mustering indignation at the arrest of Japanese Greenpeace activists in outrageous circumstances. If you’re up with whales and down with thuggish governments, please feel free to send a fax to the embassy.